Monday 8 December 1969
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam.
In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 8 December 1969 ?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
- Steve Van Wormer: American actor.
- Bobby Phillips WLAF running back (Minnesota Vikings: Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Lisa Marie Munzert in New Castle: Delaware, USA; Miss Delaware-America (1991).
- Darrin Shannon in Barrie: Ontario, Canada; NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets).
- Antoon Kuil soccer player (Veendam: SC Heerenveen).
- Victor Green: NFL cornerback/safety (New York Jets).
- Vincenzo Davico: Composer, dies at 80.
- Police surprise attack on Black-Panthers in LA
- Greek DC-6B crashes in storm at Athens, Greece; 93 killed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steam - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- The Beatles - Come Together
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Down On The Corner
- R.B. Greaves - Take A Letter Maria
- Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
- Blood, Sweat and Tears - And When I Die
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Mel And Tim - Backfield In Motion
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